Tag: Kids in the Kitchen

Apple Cinnamon Oat Bread

Apple Cinnamon Oat Bread

This bread is super moist and yummy and uses lots of crisp fall apples. It has quickly become one of our family’s favorites! We used a mix of red and green apples, but I think this recipe would work well with whatever you’ve picked.   […]

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars- Yum!

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars- Yum!

If your family is anything like ours, you go through granola bars pretty quickly. Especially when we are traveling or packing lunches or school snacks. They are just such an easy thing to throw into the kids bags or my purse. And if you’re like […]

Homemade Fruit Leathers: Peach and Plum

Homemade Fruit Leathers: Peach and Plum

It’s back to school week this week and I’ve been trying to think of some easy school snacks that I can make ahead for the kids. Well, we happen to have had a pretty steady amount of peaches and plums coming in, so why not? […]

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

I have kids, which automatically means that Macaroni & Cheese is requested OFTEN in my house. My 4 year old son thinks that he should eat it daily. Yikes- sorry little man! But once a week or so with some grilled chicken and steamed broccoli, […]

Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

When you have a few 5 gallon buckets of apples left towards the end of the season, you start experimenting with all sorts of different apple recipes to use them up! I’ve been meaning to try making apple chips for awhile now because I have […]

Homemade Caramel Apples

Homemade Caramel Apples

Do you love caramel apples, but have been a little nervous to make them yourself? Fear no more! This easy recipe will give you great caramel apples every time! Watch my “How-To” Video here.     I used to pay between $8-$12 apiece for great […]

Homemade Caramel Apples- Video

Homemade Caramel Apples- Video

Do you love caramel apples, but have been a little nervous to make them yourself? Fear no more! This easy recipe will give you great caramel apples every time! Find the recipe here: Homemade Caramel Apples      

Make Ahead Egg Bake Casserole

Make Ahead Egg Bake Casserole

Every year, like clockwork, after the first month or so of school mornings I am so tired of oatmeal, cereal, and yogurt breakfasts. There has got to be something better than this, that is just as easy! I do not have time on weekday mornings […]

Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

These are, hands down, a new family favorite. Lots of great pumpkin and spice flavor and super easy to make. The girls and I whipped up a batch to throw in the oven in about 5 minutes! Honestly, I dare you to eat just one. […]

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups/Fruit Leathers

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups/Fruit Leathers

Ok, if your kids are like mine they LOVE fruit leathers (we buy the target brand a lot- like too often, haha). Well, I was doing a “power Pinterest” session for 5 minutes while I was waiting to pick up one of the kids the […]

Homemade Apple Cider: Using a Juicer or a Crockpot

Homemade Apple Cider: Using a Juicer or a Crockpot

We makes gallons of Apple Cider every fall for 2 reasons:  We have tons of apples and this is a great way to use them, no matter what kind they are. Actually, I think mixing different kinds of apples makes the best cider. Because we […]

Favorite Pumpkin Bread

Favorite Pumpkin Bread

If you’re looking for a good Pumpkin Bread recipe this fall, this one is amazing! It makes 3 big, beautiful loaves (1 for your family, 1 to give away, and 1 to freeze). If you are looking for a festive loaf pan, see links just […]

Canned Peaches

Canned Peaches

Oh my goodness these are so much better tasting than out of a can (and so much better for you too)! I used to HATE peeling peaches, but then a friend of mine gave me a tip- just wait until they’re very ripe, but not […]

Pears in Light Syrup

Pears in Light Syrup

  These are so delicious and easy to do. They make great snacks anytime for the kids (or for you)! So pick lots of extra pears this fall for this recipe and for one of my favorites- pear applesauce!   Pears in Light Syrup Preserving […]

Applesauce

Applesauce

So if you’re like me, you look forward to apple picking picking every fall! But what to do with all of those apples?? We all eat as many as we want, but there’s always a few buckets left over. Here is an easy recipe for […]

Canning 101 Video- Easy Dill Pickles

Canning 101 Video- Easy Dill Pickles

    This is a start to finish video for those new to canning (or if you’ve never done pickles before). It’s super easy- this took me about 1 hour total. These are nice to have at a BBQ or even just as a snack. […]